2008-11-03

Arrow, Cree to Cohost Lighting Solution Seminar in Taipei

Recently, Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc., announced it will cohost a lighting solution seminar in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 19, with Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components.
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2008-10-31

City of Raleigh and Progress Energy Select LEDway™ Streetlights from BetaLED

It’s disclosed that BetaLED’s revolutionary LEDway™ streetlights are part of a pilot program with the City of Raleigh in partnership with Progress Energy that expands energy-efficient technology to customers and communities.
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2008-10-30

New breakthrough form LUXEON(R) LED Innovations and High-Volume Manufacturing Drive in Illumination

It’s reported that Philips Lumileds' latest white-light technology advancements and high-volume manufacturing of power LEDs are driving new developments in consumer electronics and illumination applications, ranging camera phones to refrigeration to task and indoor and outdoor area lighting.
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2008-10-30

Taiwan‘s CMEL unveils millimeter-thick OLED panel at FPD International exhibition

Recently, Taiwan display maker Chi Mei EL unveiled its 25-inch screen that's less than a millimeter thick at the FPD International exhibition in Japan on Wednesday. The new screen is based on the emerging OLED technology and attracted a steady stream of show attendees who snapped pictures of the screen or who peered around the edge to take a look at just how thin it is.
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2008-10-29

OLED - Highest energy efficiency

Light bulbs and fluorescent tubes are far away from the optimal efficiency, while OLED can offer new perspectives for novel large area light sources for display and lighting applications. Such displays are increasingly applied to mobile telephones, digital cameras, or pocket computers. In future these small light miracles will play an important role for TV screens and for lighting.
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2008-10-29

AnalogicTech‘s 4-Channel LED Drivers Reduce Component Count by 25%

Recently, Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (AnalogicTech(TM)), a developer of power management integrated circuits, announced the AAT3104 and AAT3195, two new 4-channel, charge pump-based LED drivers for larger LCD screens in reduced feature set cell phones and portable systems. Available in compact 2 x 2.1mm packages, the devices offer designers 16-step, 32-step or PWM current control in a space-saving footprint.
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2008-10-29

New dawn of the high power LED lighting industry: Next generation of LED heat dissipation technology, Liquidleds®「Liquid Immersed Heat Management Solution (LITMS)」(Section A)

The LITMS technology of Liquidleds® win the gold medal award of Country in 2008 The high power LED illumination faces a lot of technological challenges at present, LED industry, in order to solve the difficult problem of this field, develop a lot of different methods and solve and include key problems such as heat dissipation, Light Shape, luminance, product  life and cost ,etc..
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2008-10-29

Para Light to supply LED emitters to US Lighting Heavyweight

It’s reported that Para Light Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading Taiwanese LED packager, won a contract to supply LED emitters to a leading auxiliary-lighting manufacturer in the United States, which sells lighting products to major retailers stateside.
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2008-10-29

AHA LED Opens Taipei Flagship Shop to Build Global LED Lighting Marketing

Recently, LED lighting startup AHA LED of Taiwan opened its flagship shop in Taipei to build global marketing in light of the huge market potential of LED lighting. The company has reportedly landed US$72 million of orders from South Africa for LED lighting for roads and streets.
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2008-10-28

Backward - Looking OSRAM’s Outstanding LED projects

OSRAM have undertaken outstanding projects that demonstrates the wide range of colours available, their versatility, their compact size and ease of installation given to architects, designers and installers. All this offers freedom to devise completely new lighting solutions, some of which can be incredibly creative and dramatic. Below are four examples of outstanding LED projects.  1. OSRAM LED sculpture welcomes visitors to London Heathrow's Terminal 5
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2008-10-28

Osram Introduces LED Technology to Studio and Film Lighting At LDI 2008

It’s reported that Osram introduced the Kreios™ family of LED modules to the entertainment lighting industry at LDI 2008.
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2008-10-28

Nittoh unveils High-efficiency LED Module at Kogen 2008

It’s reported that Nittoh Kogaku KK exhibited an LED light source module for use in low-power advertising signage as a reference at Kogen (light source) 2008, an exhibition that took place at Pacifico Yokohama from Oct 22 to 24, 2008.
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2008-10-27

Dialight moves LED assembly work to Europe

It’s reported that Dialight is moving European production from its engineering and business development base in York, UK, to its manufacturing facility in Newmarket, UK, starting October 28. It’s disclosed that the move is in response to the continuing worldwide growth in demand for high quality LED lighting products. This growth has been accompanied by customer demand for higher levels of quality assurance and third party approvals such as UL, ENEC and ATEX.
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2008-10-24

Residential Area using LED lamps for exterior illumination

The residential zone, "Azabu no Oka," is located in Miyoshicho, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, and developed by Toyota Smile Life Inc. The roads and pathways in the zone, which has 204 housing plots, will be illuminated by LED lamps. It will take some time before the entire subdivision is completed, but LED lamps have been used since the start of the project.
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2008-10-24

2008 IESNA Street and Area Lighting Conference Report

IESNA's 27th annual Street and Area Lighting Conference (SALC) held this year in Denver on October 12th through 15th. It’s reported that the event broke previous records for attendance with over 500 people present.
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2008-10-24

Cree releases New Generation of High-Brightness Oval LEDs

Recently, Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, announces the release of its new-generation high-brightness 4-mm and 5-mm oval LEDs in blue, green and red. These new oval LEDs feature optically-matched radiation patterns in blue, green and red, resulting in superior image quality for digital billboard and full-color sign applications.
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2008-10-23

Fixture Makers import GE’s Vio™ High-Power White LED

It's disclosed that fewer than 12 months after the introduction of GE’s exclusive Vio™ High-Power White LED, five lighting fixture manufacturers are marketing and selling commercial and residential fixtures that incorporate the violet-based, chip-on-board LED package from Lumination, LLC, GE Consumer & Industrial’s LED business.
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2008-10-23

ROHM Electronics announces White LED Driver

Recently, ROHM Electronics announces the availability of the BD8113EFV-E2, a white LED driver IC designed to provide constant current drive for white LED backlights in medium- to large-format automotive TFT-LCD displays.
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2008-10-22

DDP Develops Low-Profile Linear LED Lighting

DDP, a leader in engineered LED solutions, has developed customizable, low-profile linear LED lighting designed specifically for small cove and indirect lighting applications in the commercial and high-end residential building markets.
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2008-10-22

Acuity, Renaissance teams up to accelerate LED lighting commercialization

Recently, Atlanta-based Acuity Brands, a lighting and cleaning products company, said that it's entered into a strategic partnership with Herndon, Va.'s Renaissance Lighting to work on the commercialization of LED lighting. Under the deal, Renaissance is licensing its intellectual property, including its Constructive Occlusion optical system, to Acuity. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.  
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2008-10-22

LED backlight penetration slower than expected, only up to 10% this year

It’s reported that LED backlight penetration will not be as quick as previously expected, it will only reach 10 percent this year. Previously LCD panel makers projected 15 to 20 percent penetration in the market this year.  
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2008-10-22

Nualight supplies energy-saving LED lighting to Tesco

Recently, Irish company Nualight, which specializes in LED-based food display illumination, has announced its selection by leading retailer Tesco in a EUR1million deal to implement its energy-saving LED lighting product in Tesco Ireland’s stores.
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2008-10-21

Aluwave AB signs 10 MSEK contract for LED light engines built on Alunat

Recently, Aluwave AB signed a development and supply contract for a light engine based on its LED-bearer material Alunat™. The contract value is estimated to 10 MSEK over four years and the unnamed customer is a European based multinational lighting manufacturer. With strong requirements on technical solution and quality Aluwave AB was selected and in order to reach high light output in combination with low power consumption and long product life the properties of Alunat™ was required.
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2008-10-21

Rubicon Focuses on Shift to Larger Diameter Sapphire Substrates

It’s reported that Raja Parvez, CEO of Rubicon Technology, Inc., a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products, discussed the importance of the shift in the LED industry to larger diameter sapphire substrates in order to speed adoption of LEDs into high volume, high performance, green applications such as commercial lighting and large area display backlighting units.
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2008-10-21

Lighting In The Future

Lighting in the future, as far as fact is concerned, is heading in the same direction. Ten to 15 years from now incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes and CFLs are going to be lightings of the past because of rapid advances in the field of organic light emitting diodes, or OLEDs. These are electronic devices made by placing a series of organic thin films between two conductors that begin to emit a bright light when an electrical current is applied.
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2008-10-21

Epistar Contracts to Make LED Chips For Samsung

It’s reported that LED chipmaker Epistar Corp. has landed hefty contracts to build the chips for Samsung and begun shipping the chips last month.
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2008-10-20

LSCG Supplies LED Lighting Systems for Dutch Nightclub

Recently, Lighting Science Group (LSCG), a global developer and integrator of intelligent and efficient LED solutions, announced that it has installed several integrated LED systems to create an interactive, dynamic lighting experience for the newly opened Club Devo in Goes, Netherlands. Using close to 100 percent LED technology for its lighting needs, Club Devo is the first nightclub in Europe believed to implement LED lighting systems on such a large scale.
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2008-10-20

ITRI wins 2008 R&D 100 Award with One-Chip AC LED technology

It’s reported that Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), with its One-Chip AC LED technology, has been selected a winner of the 2008 R&D 100 Awards competition sponsored by the U.S.-based R&D Magazine.  
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2008-10-20

King of the green lighting choice – LED Light Bulb

LEDs have been used widely for decades in other applications—forming the numbers on digital clocks, lighting up watches and cell phones and, when used in clusters, illuminating traffic lights and forming the images on large outdoor television screens. Until recently LED lighting has been impractical to use for most other everyday applications because it is built around costly semiconductor technology. But the price of semiconductor materials has dropped in recent years, opening the door for some exciting changes in energy-efficient, green friendly lighting options.
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LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE

Foreverlamp has expanded its award-winning LED Lamp Series with a new Industrial replacement lamp. The new J Series provides a powerful LED replacement for up to 400W MH lamps that operate in dusty and harsh indus... READ MORE